QA Automation Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00011998-1
  • Date Posted: 24 October 2019
  • Recruiter: William Hill
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Bookmakers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Take our products to breaking point. 

As a QA Automation Engineer you'll stretch our software to its limits at every stage of development. The test cases you design and code mean happier customers, so we need them to be your very best challenges. We rely on your difficult deliveries to improve. Do your worst, so we can go one better.

Working as part of our US Product Development team, you’ll be help to drive our exciting US business and technology expansion. 

About us
With over 16,000 people worldwide, we make a huge investment in everyone, offering great career development opportunities. Our people are at the heart of everything we do and we offer a fast-paced environment where we have fun, celebrate success and give you all the tools you’ll need to be your best self. It’s not just our colleagues we look after – we’ve got a responsibility to our customers too and we work hard on our ambition that nobody is harmed by gambling.

Your role in the team
As a QA Automation Engineer you’ll help us deliver high quality software across our US business. You’ll work with developers and business stakeholders to make sure our products have the best test coverage they can get across all their software development life cycle. You will be responsible for writing reliable and easy to maintain tests by making use of the best coding practices available.

As a senior member of the team you’ll define test approaches, contribute heavily to the QA community of practise and inspire the team to improve constantly.

The code you’ll design and test cases you’ll execute will continue to make us one of the most trusted brands in the industry.

Skills needed
You’ll have a background of implementing automation frameworks using Java and expertise in API testing.  You will be highly skilled in testing web applications and writing automated front and back-end tests in Java.  Experience of working in an agile environment is essential, as is hands-on experience with Continuous Integration tools.

You will have a strong QA and Test background, and a thorough understanding of test phases, techniques and approaches. You will have experience writing test cases and test plans for different project management methodologies. Experience with Selenium Webdriver would also be advantageous.

What we offer
We’ll welcome you on-board with 25 days holiday (not to mention 8 bank holidays and an extra day for your birthday), a rewarding bonus scheme, healthcare, an attractive pension package, healthy gym discounts and a staff benefits scheme. Plus, our season ticket loan and handy Metro Card loan will save you money getting to work and getting around town. And if you see the journey to work as part of your fitness regime, you’ll just love our Cycle to Work scheme.

William Hill in Leeds
Right in the middle of the creative heart of the UK sit both of our Leeds offices. Leeds itself is a buzzy, busy place to work and live. A hub for tech, digital and gaming companies – there’s also five universities right on our doorstep. And away from work, we’re in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales and of course have got a competitive sports scene with Leeds United and Yorkshire Cricket and Rugby just up the road in Headingly.

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